The Final Race: The Incredible World War II Story of the Olympian Who Inspired Chariots of Fire

The Final Race: The Incredible World War II Story of the Olympian Who Inspired Chariots of Fire

On July 19, 1924, Eric Liddell was on top of the world. He was the most famous Briton at the time, having just won the gold in the Olympic 400-meter race. The story of that race--and the one he didn't run--was told in the popular movie classic Chariots of Fire. But what most of us don't know is what became of Eric Liddell in the years after the credits rolled. As the storm c On July 19, 1924, Eric Liddell was on top of the world. He was the most famous Briton at the time, having just won...

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Title:The Final Race: The Incredible World War II Story of the Olympian Who Inspired Chariots of Fire
Author:Eric T. Eichinger
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Genres:History
ISBN:1496419944
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:304 pages pages

The Final Race: The Incredible World War II Story of the Olympian Who Inspired Chariots of Fire Reviews

  • Crystal Storms
    May 06, 2018

    I can still remember the first time I watched the movie Chariots of Fire in the early 1980s. Belonging to a Reformed Presbyterian denomination steeped in Scottish heritage and sabbath-keeping, I was overcome with emotion at many points in the movie. And believe me, I?m no sports fan....

    Eric Liddell won the 1924 400 meter race at the Olympics. He is well known for this, but is better known for the one he did not run. It was a Sunday, he was a son of a missionary. He became a missionary to China, married had three daughters. This is the story of that life. The life ...

    Chariots of Fire was just the beginning of the story of Eric Liddell, the Olympian who refused to run on a Sunday. In The Final Race, Eric T. Eichinger captures the climax and conclusion of Liddell?s epic life. But he didn?t do it alone. He partnered with bestselling novelist Ev...

    I watched the movie "Chariots of Fire" as a child, but didn't remember much of it. Inspired by quotes and stories from the movie, I watched it as an adult. Loved the movie and was challenged by the man with such deep convictions. The Final Race shares some of the details that "Chari...

  • Anna
    Jun 11, 2018

    I can still remember the first time I watched the movie Chariots of Fire in the early 1980s. Belonging to a Reformed Presbyterian denomination steeped in Scottish heritage and sabbath-keeping, I was overcome with emotion at many points in the movie. And believe me, I?m no sports fan....

    Eric Liddell won the 1924 400 meter race at the Olympics. He is well known for this, but is better known for the one he did not run. It was a Sunday, he was a son of a missionary. He became a missionary to China, married had three daughters. This is the story of that life. The life ...

    Chariots of Fire was just the beginning of the story of Eric Liddell, the Olympian who refused to run on a Sunday. In The Final Race, Eric T. Eichinger captures the climax and conclusion of Liddell?s epic life. But he didn?t do it alone. He partnered with bestselling novelist Ev...

    I watched the movie "Chariots of Fire" as a child, but didn't remember much of it. Inspired by quotes and stories from the movie, I watched it as an adult. Loved the movie and was challenged by the man with such deep convictions. The Final Race shares some of the details that "Chari...

    An excellent and inspiring story of Eric Liddell who for his observance of the Sabbath, withdrew from the 1924 Olympics 100-meter event. He ran in the 400 meter race which he had little experience in and won a gold medal. He later became a missionary to China, where when World War II b...

    This is the biography of Eric Liddell, an Olympic champion who was famous for refusing to run on Sunday. The book chronicles Eric's life from his childhood to his work as a missionary in China after his Olympic career. I was familiar with his athletic achievements, but not what happene...

    A wonderful tribute to a man who always sought to run the race set before him with endurance and excellence. ...

    Excellent book on the life of Eric Liddell. So inspiring! This is one book I will pass around - I thoroughly enjoyed it. ...

    This author never disappoints and this book clearly did not at all...the era of this book is of great interest to me and it delivered. Simply put, this book was incredible. This one is a must-read. ...

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    In late June our family planned a nine-hour road trip to Gatlinburg, TN. We prepared for the long drive by packing the van with snacks, books, a couple kid-friendly DVDs, and a new audiobook. In the case of the latter, I selected The Final Race (Eric Eichinger with Eva Maria Everson) a...

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    Last night I finished reading ?The Final Race: The Incredible World War II Story of the Olympian Who Inspired Chariots of Fire? by Eric T. Eichinger. I knew who Eric Liddell was, of course, but I knew little of his life apart from the depiction in ?Chariots of Fire?. Eric Lidd...

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  • Betty
    May 24, 2018

    I can still remember the first time I watched the movie Chariots of Fire in the early 1980s. Belonging to a Reformed Presbyterian denomination steeped in Scottish heritage and sabbath-keeping, I was overcome with emotion at many points in the movie. And believe me, I?m no sports fan....

    Eric Liddell won the 1924 400 meter race at the Olympics. He is well known for this, but is better known for the one he did not run. It was a Sunday, he was a son of a missionary. He became a missionary to China, married had three daughters. This is the story of that life. The life ...

    Chariots of Fire was just the beginning of the story of Eric Liddell, the Olympian who refused to run on a Sunday. In The Final Race, Eric T. Eichinger captures the climax and conclusion of Liddell?s epic life. But he didn?t do it alone. He partnered with bestselling novelist Ev...

    I watched the movie "Chariots of Fire" as a child, but didn't remember much of it. Inspired by quotes and stories from the movie, I watched it as an adult. Loved the movie and was challenged by the man with such deep convictions. The Final Race shares some of the details that "Chari...

    An excellent and inspiring story of Eric Liddell who for his observance of the Sabbath, withdrew from the 1924 Olympics 100-meter event. He ran in the 400 meter race which he had little experience in and won a gold medal. He later became a missionary to China, where when World War II b...

    This is the biography of Eric Liddell, an Olympic champion who was famous for refusing to run on Sunday. The book chronicles Eric's life from his childhood to his work as a missionary in China after his Olympic career. I was familiar with his athletic achievements, but not what happene...

    A wonderful tribute to a man who always sought to run the race set before him with endurance and excellence. ...

    Excellent book on the life of Eric Liddell. So inspiring! This is one book I will pass around - I thoroughly enjoyed it. ...

  • Linda Au
    Mar 14, 2018

    I can still remember the first time I watched the movie Chariots of Fire in the early 1980s. Belonging to a Reformed Presbyterian denomination steeped in Scottish heritage and sabbath-keeping, I was overcome with emotion at many points in the movie. And believe me, I?m no sports fan....

  • Deanna Malament
    Apr 25, 2018

    I can still remember the first time I watched the movie Chariots of Fire in the early 1980s. Belonging to a Reformed Presbyterian denomination steeped in Scottish heritage and sabbath-keeping, I was overcome with emotion at many points in the movie. And believe me, I?m no sports fan....

    Eric Liddell won the 1924 400 meter race at the Olympics. He is well known for this, but is better known for the one he did not run. It was a Sunday, he was a son of a missionary. He became a missionary to China, married had three daughters. This is the story of that life. The life ...

    Chariots of Fire was just the beginning of the story of Eric Liddell, the Olympian who refused to run on a Sunday. In The Final Race, Eric T. Eichinger captures the climax and conclusion of Liddell?s epic life. But he didn?t do it alone. He partnered with bestselling novelist Ev...

    I watched the movie "Chariots of Fire" as a child, but didn't remember much of it. Inspired by quotes and stories from the movie, I watched it as an adult. Loved the movie and was challenged by the man with such deep convictions. The Final Race shares some of the details that "Chari...

    An excellent and inspiring story of Eric Liddell who for his observance of the Sabbath, withdrew from the 1924 Olympics 100-meter event. He ran in the 400 meter race which he had little experience in and won a gold medal. He later became a missionary to China, where when World War II b...

    This is the biography of Eric Liddell, an Olympic champion who was famous for refusing to run on Sunday. The book chronicles Eric's life from his childhood to his work as a missionary in China after his Olympic career. I was familiar with his athletic achievements, but not what happene...

    A wonderful tribute to a man who always sought to run the race set before him with endurance and excellence. ...

    Excellent book on the life of Eric Liddell. So inspiring! This is one book I will pass around - I thoroughly enjoyed it. ...

    This author never disappoints and this book clearly did not at all...the era of this book is of great interest to me and it delivered. Simply put, this book was incredible. This one is a must-read. ...

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    In late June our family planned a nine-hour road trip to Gatlinburg, TN. We prepared for the long drive by packing the van with snacks, books, a couple kid-friendly DVDs, and a new audiobook. In the case of the latter, I selected The Final Race (Eric Eichinger with Eva Maria Everson) a...

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  • Steve
    May 07, 2018

    I can still remember the first time I watched the movie Chariots of Fire in the early 1980s. Belonging to a Reformed Presbyterian denomination steeped in Scottish heritage and sabbath-keeping, I was overcome with emotion at many points in the movie. And believe me, I?m no sports fan....

    Eric Liddell won the 1924 400 meter race at the Olympics. He is well known for this, but is better known for the one he did not run. It was a Sunday, he was a son of a missionary. He became a missionary to China, married had three daughters. This is the story of that life. The life ...

    Chariots of Fire was just the beginning of the story of Eric Liddell, the Olympian who refused to run on a Sunday. In The Final Race, Eric T. Eichinger captures the climax and conclusion of Liddell?s epic life. But he didn?t do it alone. He partnered with bestselling novelist Ev...

    I watched the movie "Chariots of Fire" as a child, but didn't remember much of it. Inspired by quotes and stories from the movie, I watched it as an adult. Loved the movie and was challenged by the man with such deep convictions. The Final Race shares some of the details that "Chari...

    An excellent and inspiring story of Eric Liddell who for his observance of the Sabbath, withdrew from the 1924 Olympics 100-meter event. He ran in the 400 meter race which he had little experience in and won a gold medal. He later became a missionary to China, where when World War II b...

  • Spartanprof
    Jul 09, 2018

    I can still remember the first time I watched the movie Chariots of Fire in the early 1980s. Belonging to a Reformed Presbyterian denomination steeped in Scottish heritage and sabbath-keeping, I was overcome with emotion at many points in the movie. And believe me, I?m no sports fan....

    Eric Liddell won the 1924 400 meter race at the Olympics. He is well known for this, but is better known for the one he did not run. It was a Sunday, he was a son of a missionary. He became a missionary to China, married had three daughters. This is the story of that life. The life ...

    Chariots of Fire was just the beginning of the story of Eric Liddell, the Olympian who refused to run on a Sunday. In The Final Race, Eric T. Eichinger captures the climax and conclusion of Liddell?s epic life. But he didn?t do it alone. He partnered with bestselling novelist Ev...

    I watched the movie "Chariots of Fire" as a child, but didn't remember much of it. Inspired by quotes and stories from the movie, I watched it as an adult. Loved the movie and was challenged by the man with such deep convictions. The Final Race shares some of the details that "Chari...

    An excellent and inspiring story of Eric Liddell who for his observance of the Sabbath, withdrew from the 1924 Olympics 100-meter event. He ran in the 400 meter race which he had little experience in and won a gold medal. He later became a missionary to China, where when World War II b...

    This is the biography of Eric Liddell, an Olympic champion who was famous for refusing to run on Sunday. The book chronicles Eric's life from his childhood to his work as a missionary in China after his Olympic career. I was familiar with his athletic achievements, but not what happene...

    A wonderful tribute to a man who always sought to run the race set before him with endurance and excellence. ...

    Excellent book on the life of Eric Liddell. So inspiring! This is one book I will pass around - I thoroughly enjoyed it. ...

    This author never disappoints and this book clearly did not at all...the era of this book is of great interest to me and it delivered. Simply put, this book was incredible. This one is a must-read. ...

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    In late June our family planned a nine-hour road trip to Gatlinburg, TN. We prepared for the long drive by packing the van with snacks, books, a couple kid-friendly DVDs, and a new audiobook. In the case of the latter, I selected The Final Race (Eric Eichinger with Eva Maria Everson) a...

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    Last night I finished reading ?The Final Race: The Incredible World War II Story of the Olympian Who Inspired Chariots of Fire? by Eric T. Eichinger. I knew who Eric Liddell was, of course, but I knew little of his life apart from the depiction in ?Chariots of Fire?. Eric Lidd...

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  • Charlene
    May 08, 2018

    I can still remember the first time I watched the movie Chariots of Fire in the early 1980s. Belonging to a Reformed Presbyterian denomination steeped in Scottish heritage and sabbath-keeping, I was overcome with emotion at many points in the movie. And believe me, I?m no sports fan....

    Eric Liddell won the 1924 400 meter race at the Olympics. He is well known for this, but is better known for the one he did not run. It was a Sunday, he was a son of a missionary. He became a missionary to China, married had three daughters. This is the story of that life. The life ...

    Chariots of Fire was just the beginning of the story of Eric Liddell, the Olympian who refused to run on a Sunday. In The Final Race, Eric T. Eichinger captures the climax and conclusion of Liddell?s epic life. But he didn?t do it alone. He partnered with bestselling novelist Ev...

    I watched the movie "Chariots of Fire" as a child, but didn't remember much of it. Inspired by quotes and stories from the movie, I watched it as an adult. Loved the movie and was challenged by the man with such deep convictions. The Final Race shares some of the details that "Chari...

    An excellent and inspiring story of Eric Liddell who for his observance of the Sabbath, withdrew from the 1924 Olympics 100-meter event. He ran in the 400 meter race which he had little experience in and won a gold medal. He later became a missionary to China, where when World War II b...

    This is the biography of Eric Liddell, an Olympic champion who was famous for refusing to run on Sunday. The book chronicles Eric's life from his childhood to his work as a missionary in China after his Olympic career. I was familiar with his athletic achievements, but not what happene...

    A wonderful tribute to a man who always sought to run the race set before him with endurance and excellence. ...

  • Nissa
    May 13, 2018

    I can still remember the first time I watched the movie Chariots of Fire in the early 1980s. Belonging to a Reformed Presbyterian denomination steeped in Scottish heritage and sabbath-keeping, I was overcome with emotion at many points in the movie. And believe me, I?m no sports fan....

    Eric Liddell won the 1924 400 meter race at the Olympics. He is well known for this, but is better known for the one he did not run. It was a Sunday, he was a son of a missionary. He became a missionary to China, married had three daughters. This is the story of that life. The life ...

    Chariots of Fire was just the beginning of the story of Eric Liddell, the Olympian who refused to run on a Sunday. In The Final Race, Eric T. Eichinger captures the climax and conclusion of Liddell?s epic life. But he didn?t do it alone. He partnered with bestselling novelist Ev...

    I watched the movie "Chariots of Fire" as a child, but didn't remember much of it. Inspired by quotes and stories from the movie, I watched it as an adult. Loved the movie and was challenged by the man with such deep convictions. The Final Race shares some of the details that "Chari...

    An excellent and inspiring story of Eric Liddell who for his observance of the Sabbath, withdrew from the 1924 Olympics 100-meter event. He ran in the 400 meter race which he had little experience in and won a gold medal. He later became a missionary to China, where when World War II b...

    This is the biography of Eric Liddell, an Olympic champion who was famous for refusing to run on Sunday. The book chronicles Eric's life from his childhood to his work as a missionary in China after his Olympic career. I was familiar with his athletic achievements, but not what happene...

    A wonderful tribute to a man who always sought to run the race set before him with endurance and excellence. ...

    Excellent book on the life of Eric Liddell. So inspiring! This is one book I will pass around - I thoroughly enjoyed it. ...

    This author never disappoints and this book clearly did not at all...the era of this book is of great interest to me and it delivered. Simply put, this book was incredible. This one is a must-read. ...

  • Denise
    Jun 11, 2018

    I can still remember the first time I watched the movie Chariots of Fire in the early 1980s. Belonging to a Reformed Presbyterian denomination steeped in Scottish heritage and sabbath-keeping, I was overcome with emotion at many points in the movie. And believe me, I?m no sports fan....

    Eric Liddell won the 1924 400 meter race at the Olympics. He is well known for this, but is better known for the one he did not run. It was a Sunday, he was a son of a missionary. He became a missionary to China, married had three daughters. This is the story of that life. The life ...

    Chariots of Fire was just the beginning of the story of Eric Liddell, the Olympian who refused to run on a Sunday. In The Final Race, Eric T. Eichinger captures the climax and conclusion of Liddell?s epic life. But he didn?t do it alone. He partnered with bestselling novelist Ev...

    I watched the movie "Chariots of Fire" as a child, but didn't remember much of it. Inspired by quotes and stories from the movie, I watched it as an adult. Loved the movie and was challenged by the man with such deep convictions. The Final Race shares some of the details that "Chari...

    An excellent and inspiring story of Eric Liddell who for his observance of the Sabbath, withdrew from the 1924 Olympics 100-meter event. He ran in the 400 meter race which he had little experience in and won a gold medal. He later became a missionary to China, where when World War II b...

    This is the biography of Eric Liddell, an Olympic champion who was famous for refusing to run on Sunday. The book chronicles Eric's life from his childhood to his work as a missionary in China after his Olympic career. I was familiar with his athletic achievements, but not what happene...

    A wonderful tribute to a man who always sought to run the race set before him with endurance and excellence. ...

    Excellent book on the life of Eric Liddell. So inspiring! This is one book I will pass around - I thoroughly enjoyed it. ...

    This author never disappoints and this book clearly did not at all...the era of this book is of great interest to me and it delivered. Simply put, this book was incredible. This one is a must-read. ...

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    In late June our family planned a nine-hour road trip to Gatlinburg, TN. We prepared for the long drive by packing the van with snacks, books, a couple kid-friendly DVDs, and a new audiobook. In the case of the latter, I selected The Final Race (Eric Eichinger with Eva Maria Everson) a...

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  • Jacob Heine
    Jul 03, 2018

    I can still remember the first time I watched the movie Chariots of Fire in the early 1980s. Belonging to a Reformed Presbyterian denomination steeped in Scottish heritage and sabbath-keeping, I was overcome with emotion at many points in the movie. And believe me, I?m no sports fan....

    Eric Liddell won the 1924 400 meter race at the Olympics. He is well known for this, but is better known for the one he did not run. It was a Sunday, he was a son of a missionary. He became a missionary to China, married had three daughters. This is the story of that life. The life ...

    Chariots of Fire was just the beginning of the story of Eric Liddell, the Olympian who refused to run on a Sunday. In The Final Race, Eric T. Eichinger captures the climax and conclusion of Liddell?s epic life. But he didn?t do it alone. He partnered with bestselling novelist Ev...

    I watched the movie "Chariots of Fire" as a child, but didn't remember much of it. Inspired by quotes and stories from the movie, I watched it as an adult. Loved the movie and was challenged by the man with such deep convictions. The Final Race shares some of the details that "Chari...

    An excellent and inspiring story of Eric Liddell who for his observance of the Sabbath, withdrew from the 1924 Olympics 100-meter event. He ran in the 400 meter race which he had little experience in and won a gold medal. He later became a missionary to China, where when World War II b...

    This is the biography of Eric Liddell, an Olympic champion who was famous for refusing to run on Sunday. The book chronicles Eric's life from his childhood to his work as a missionary in China after his Olympic career. I was familiar with his athletic achievements, but not what happene...

    A wonderful tribute to a man who always sought to run the race set before him with endurance and excellence. ...

    Excellent book on the life of Eric Liddell. So inspiring! This is one book I will pass around - I thoroughly enjoyed it. ...

    This author never disappoints and this book clearly did not at all...the era of this book is of great interest to me and it delivered. Simply put, this book was incredible. This one is a must-read. ...

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    In late June our family planned a nine-hour road trip to Gatlinburg, TN. We prepared for the long drive by packing the van with snacks, books, a couple kid-friendly DVDs, and a new audiobook. In the case of the latter, I selected The Final Race (Eric Eichinger with Eva Maria Everson) a...

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  • Robert Davidson
    Jun 04, 2018

    I can still remember the first time I watched the movie Chariots of Fire in the early 1980s. Belonging to a Reformed Presbyterian denomination steeped in Scottish heritage and sabbath-keeping, I was overcome with emotion at many points in the movie. And believe me, I?m no sports fan....

    Eric Liddell won the 1924 400 meter race at the Olympics. He is well known for this, but is better known for the one he did not run. It was a Sunday, he was a son of a missionary. He became a missionary to China, married had three daughters. This is the story of that life. The life ...

    Chariots of Fire was just the beginning of the story of Eric Liddell, the Olympian who refused to run on a Sunday. In The Final Race, Eric T. Eichinger captures the climax and conclusion of Liddell?s epic life. But he didn?t do it alone. He partnered with bestselling novelist Ev...

    I watched the movie "Chariots of Fire" as a child, but didn't remember much of it. Inspired by quotes and stories from the movie, I watched it as an adult. Loved the movie and was challenged by the man with such deep convictions. The Final Race shares some of the details that "Chari...

    An excellent and inspiring story of Eric Liddell who for his observance of the Sabbath, withdrew from the 1924 Olympics 100-meter event. He ran in the 400 meter race which he had little experience in and won a gold medal. He later became a missionary to China, where when World War II b...

    This is the biography of Eric Liddell, an Olympic champion who was famous for refusing to run on Sunday. The book chronicles Eric's life from his childhood to his work as a missionary in China after his Olympic career. I was familiar with his athletic achievements, but not what happene...

    A wonderful tribute to a man who always sought to run the race set before him with endurance and excellence. ...

    Excellent book on the life of Eric Liddell. So inspiring! This is one book I will pass around - I thoroughly enjoyed it. ...

    This author never disappoints and this book clearly did not at all...the era of this book is of great interest to me and it delivered. Simply put, this book was incredible. This one is a must-read. ...

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    In late June our family planned a nine-hour road trip to Gatlinburg, TN. We prepared for the long drive by packing the van with snacks, books, a couple kid-friendly DVDs, and a new audiobook. In the case of the latter, I selected The Final Race (Eric Eichinger with Eva Maria Everson) a...

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  • Maria Dashina
    May 04, 2018

    I can still remember the first time I watched the movie Chariots of Fire in the early 1980s. Belonging to a Reformed Presbyterian denomination steeped in Scottish heritage and sabbath-keeping, I was overcome with emotion at many points in the movie. And believe me, I?m no sports fan....

    Eric Liddell won the 1924 400 meter race at the Olympics. He is well known for this, but is better known for the one he did not run. It was a Sunday, he was a son of a missionary. He became a missionary to China, married had three daughters. This is the story of that life. The life ...

    Chariots of Fire was just the beginning of the story of Eric Liddell, the Olympian who refused to run on a Sunday. In The Final Race, Eric T. Eichinger captures the climax and conclusion of Liddell?s epic life. But he didn?t do it alone. He partnered with bestselling novelist Ev...

    I watched the movie "Chariots of Fire" as a child, but didn't remember much of it. Inspired by quotes and stories from the movie, I watched it as an adult. Loved the movie and was challenged by the man with such deep convictions. The Final Race shares some of the details that "Chari...

    An excellent and inspiring story of Eric Liddell who for his observance of the Sabbath, withdrew from the 1924 Olympics 100-meter event. He ran in the 400 meter race which he had little experience in and won a gold medal. He later became a missionary to China, where when World War II b...

    This is the biography of Eric Liddell, an Olympic champion who was famous for refusing to run on Sunday. The book chronicles Eric's life from his childhood to his work as a missionary in China after his Olympic career. I was familiar with his athletic achievements, but not what happene...

    A wonderful tribute to a man who always sought to run the race set before him with endurance and excellence. ...

    Excellent book on the life of Eric Liddell. So inspiring! This is one book I will pass around - I thoroughly enjoyed it. ...

    This author never disappoints and this book clearly did not at all...the era of this book is of great interest to me and it delivered. Simply put, this book was incredible. This one is a must-read. ...

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    In late June our family planned a nine-hour road trip to Gatlinburg, TN. We prepared for the long drive by packing the van with snacks, books, a couple kid-friendly DVDs, and a new audiobook. In the case of the latter, I selected The Final Race (Eric Eichinger with Eva Maria Everson) a...

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  • Melissa Cheresnick
    Jun 25, 2018

    I can still remember the first time I watched the movie Chariots of Fire in the early 1980s. Belonging to a Reformed Presbyterian denomination steeped in Scottish heritage and sabbath-keeping, I was overcome with emotion at many points in the movie. And believe me, I?m no sports fan....

    Eric Liddell won the 1924 400 meter race at the Olympics. He is well known for this, but is better known for the one he did not run. It was a Sunday, he was a son of a missionary. He became a missionary to China, married had three daughters. This is the story of that life. The life ...

    Chariots of Fire was just the beginning of the story of Eric Liddell, the Olympian who refused to run on a Sunday. In The Final Race, Eric T. Eichinger captures the climax and conclusion of Liddell?s epic life. But he didn?t do it alone. He partnered with bestselling novelist Ev...

    I watched the movie "Chariots of Fire" as a child, but didn't remember much of it. Inspired by quotes and stories from the movie, I watched it as an adult. Loved the movie and was challenged by the man with such deep convictions. The Final Race shares some of the details that "Chari...

    An excellent and inspiring story of Eric Liddell who for his observance of the Sabbath, withdrew from the 1924 Olympics 100-meter event. He ran in the 400 meter race which he had little experience in and won a gold medal. He later became a missionary to China, where when World War II b...

    This is the biography of Eric Liddell, an Olympic champion who was famous for refusing to run on Sunday. The book chronicles Eric's life from his childhood to his work as a missionary in China after his Olympic career. I was familiar with his athletic achievements, but not what happene...

    A wonderful tribute to a man who always sought to run the race set before him with endurance and excellence. ...

    Excellent book on the life of Eric Liddell. So inspiring! This is one book I will pass around - I thoroughly enjoyed it. ...

    This author never disappoints and this book clearly did not at all...the era of this book is of great interest to me and it delivered. Simply put, this book was incredible. This one is a must-read. ...

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    In late June our family planned a nine-hour road trip to Gatlinburg, TN. We prepared for the long drive by packing the van with snacks, books, a couple kid-friendly DVDs, and a new audiobook. In the case of the latter, I selected The Final Race (Eric Eichinger with Eva Maria Everson) a...

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  • Amanda Geaney (Christian Shelf-Esteem)
    Jul 30, 2018

    I can still remember the first time I watched the movie Chariots of Fire in the early 1980s. Belonging to a Reformed Presbyterian denomination steeped in Scottish heritage and sabbath-keeping, I was overcome with emotion at many points in the movie. And believe me, I?m no sports fan....

    Eric Liddell won the 1924 400 meter race at the Olympics. He is well known for this, but is better known for the one he did not run. It was a Sunday, he was a son of a missionary. He became a missionary to China, married had three daughters. This is the story of that life. The life ...

    Chariots of Fire was just the beginning of the story of Eric Liddell, the Olympian who refused to run on a Sunday. In The Final Race, Eric T. Eichinger captures the climax and conclusion of Liddell?s epic life. But he didn?t do it alone. He partnered with bestselling novelist Ev...

    I watched the movie "Chariots of Fire" as a child, but didn't remember much of it. Inspired by quotes and stories from the movie, I watched it as an adult. Loved the movie and was challenged by the man with such deep convictions. The Final Race shares some of the details that "Chari...

    An excellent and inspiring story of Eric Liddell who for his observance of the Sabbath, withdrew from the 1924 Olympics 100-meter event. He ran in the 400 meter race which he had little experience in and won a gold medal. He later became a missionary to China, where when World War II b...

    This is the biography of Eric Liddell, an Olympic champion who was famous for refusing to run on Sunday. The book chronicles Eric's life from his childhood to his work as a missionary in China after his Olympic career. I was familiar with his athletic achievements, but not what happene...

    A wonderful tribute to a man who always sought to run the race set before him with endurance and excellence. ...

    Excellent book on the life of Eric Liddell. So inspiring! This is one book I will pass around - I thoroughly enjoyed it. ...

    This author never disappoints and this book clearly did not at all...the era of this book is of great interest to me and it delivered. Simply put, this book was incredible. This one is a must-read. ...

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    In late June our family planned a nine-hour road trip to Gatlinburg, TN. We prepared for the long drive by packing the van with snacks, books, a couple kid-friendly DVDs, and a new audiobook. In the case of the latter, I selected The Final Race (Eric Eichinger with Eva Maria Everson) a...

  • Patricia
    Apr 19, 2018

    I can still remember the first time I watched the movie Chariots of Fire in the early 1980s. Belonging to a Reformed Presbyterian denomination steeped in Scottish heritage and sabbath-keeping, I was overcome with emotion at many points in the movie. And believe me, I?m no sports fan....

    Eric Liddell won the 1924 400 meter race at the Olympics. He is well known for this, but is better known for the one he did not run. It was a Sunday, he was a son of a missionary. He became a missionary to China, married had three daughters. This is the story of that life. The life ...

  • Jillian
    Aug 29, 2018

    I can still remember the first time I watched the movie Chariots of Fire in the early 1980s. Belonging to a Reformed Presbyterian denomination steeped in Scottish heritage and sabbath-keeping, I was overcome with emotion at many points in the movie. And believe me, I?m no sports fan....

    Eric Liddell won the 1924 400 meter race at the Olympics. He is well known for this, but is better known for the one he did not run. It was a Sunday, he was a son of a missionary. He became a missionary to China, married had three daughters. This is the story of that life. The life ...

    Chariots of Fire was just the beginning of the story of Eric Liddell, the Olympian who refused to run on a Sunday. In The Final Race, Eric T. Eichinger captures the climax and conclusion of Liddell?s epic life. But he didn?t do it alone. He partnered with bestselling novelist Ev...

    I watched the movie "Chariots of Fire" as a child, but didn't remember much of it. Inspired by quotes and stories from the movie, I watched it as an adult. Loved the movie and was challenged by the man with such deep convictions. The Final Race shares some of the details that "Chari...

    An excellent and inspiring story of Eric Liddell who for his observance of the Sabbath, withdrew from the 1924 Olympics 100-meter event. He ran in the 400 meter race which he had little experience in and won a gold medal. He later became a missionary to China, where when World War II b...

    This is the biography of Eric Liddell, an Olympic champion who was famous for refusing to run on Sunday. The book chronicles Eric's life from his childhood to his work as a missionary in China after his Olympic career. I was familiar with his athletic achievements, but not what happene...

    A wonderful tribute to a man who always sought to run the race set before him with endurance and excellence. ...

    Excellent book on the life of Eric Liddell. So inspiring! This is one book I will pass around - I thoroughly enjoyed it. ...

    This author never disappoints and this book clearly did not at all...the era of this book is of great interest to me and it delivered. Simply put, this book was incredible. This one is a must-read. ...

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    In late June our family planned a nine-hour road trip to Gatlinburg, TN. We prepared for the long drive by packing the van with snacks, books, a couple kid-friendly DVDs, and a new audiobook. In the case of the latter, I selected The Final Race (Eric Eichinger with Eva Maria Everson) a...

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  • Fitsum
    May 20, 2018

    I can still remember the first time I watched the movie Chariots of Fire in the early 1980s. Belonging to a Reformed Presbyterian denomination steeped in Scottish heritage and sabbath-keeping, I was overcome with emotion at many points in the movie. And believe me, I?m no sports fan....

    Eric Liddell won the 1924 400 meter race at the Olympics. He is well known for this, but is better known for the one he did not run. It was a Sunday, he was a son of a missionary. He became a missionary to China, married had three daughters. This is the story of that life. The life ...

    Chariots of Fire was just the beginning of the story of Eric Liddell, the Olympian who refused to run on a Sunday. In The Final Race, Eric T. Eichinger captures the climax and conclusion of Liddell?s epic life. But he didn?t do it alone. He partnered with bestselling novelist Ev...

    I watched the movie "Chariots of Fire" as a child, but didn't remember much of it. Inspired by quotes and stories from the movie, I watched it as an adult. Loved the movie and was challenged by the man with such deep convictions. The Final Race shares some of the details that "Chari...

    An excellent and inspiring story of Eric Liddell who for his observance of the Sabbath, withdrew from the 1924 Olympics 100-meter event. He ran in the 400 meter race which he had little experience in and won a gold medal. He later became a missionary to China, where when World War II b...

    This is the biography of Eric Liddell, an Olympic champion who was famous for refusing to run on Sunday. The book chronicles Eric's life from his childhood to his work as a missionary in China after his Olympic career. I was familiar with his athletic achievements, but not what happene...

    A wonderful tribute to a man who always sought to run the race set before him with endurance and excellence. ...

    Excellent book on the life of Eric Liddell. So inspiring! This is one book I will pass around - I thoroughly enjoyed it. ...

    This author never disappoints and this book clearly did not at all...the era of this book is of great interest to me and it delivered. Simply put, this book was incredible. This one is a must-read. ...

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    In late June our family planned a nine-hour road trip to Gatlinburg, TN. We prepared for the long drive by packing the van with snacks, books, a couple kid-friendly DVDs, and a new audiobook. In the case of the latter, I selected The Final Race (Eric Eichinger with Eva Maria Everson) a...

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  • Barbara Shine
    May 15, 2018

    I can still remember the first time I watched the movie Chariots of Fire in the early 1980s. Belonging to a Reformed Presbyterian denomination steeped in Scottish heritage and sabbath-keeping, I was overcome with emotion at many points in the movie. And believe me, I?m no sports fan....

    Eric Liddell won the 1924 400 meter race at the Olympics. He is well known for this, but is better known for the one he did not run. It was a Sunday, he was a son of a missionary. He became a missionary to China, married had three daughters. This is the story of that life. The life ...

    Chariots of Fire was just the beginning of the story of Eric Liddell, the Olympian who refused to run on a Sunday. In The Final Race, Eric T. Eichinger captures the climax and conclusion of Liddell?s epic life. But he didn?t do it alone. He partnered with bestselling novelist Ev...

    I watched the movie "Chariots of Fire" as a child, but didn't remember much of it. Inspired by quotes and stories from the movie, I watched it as an adult. Loved the movie and was challenged by the man with such deep convictions. The Final Race shares some of the details that "Chari...

    An excellent and inspiring story of Eric Liddell who for his observance of the Sabbath, withdrew from the 1924 Olympics 100-meter event. He ran in the 400 meter race which he had little experience in and won a gold medal. He later became a missionary to China, where when World War II b...

    This is the biography of Eric Liddell, an Olympic champion who was famous for refusing to run on Sunday. The book chronicles Eric's life from his childhood to his work as a missionary in China after his Olympic career. I was familiar with his athletic achievements, but not what happene...

    A wonderful tribute to a man who always sought to run the race set before him with endurance and excellence. ...

    Excellent book on the life of Eric Liddell. So inspiring! This is one book I will pass around - I thoroughly enjoyed it. ...

    This author never disappoints and this book clearly did not at all...the era of this book is of great interest to me and it delivered. Simply put, this book was incredible. This one is a must-read. ...

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    In late June our family planned a nine-hour road trip to Gatlinburg, TN. We prepared for the long drive by packing the van with snacks, books, a couple kid-friendly DVDs, and a new audiobook. In the case of the latter, I selected The Final Race (Eric Eichinger with Eva Maria Everson) a...

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  • Virginia
    Jul 10, 2018

    I can still remember the first time I watched the movie Chariots of Fire in the early 1980s. Belonging to a Reformed Presbyterian denomination steeped in Scottish heritage and sabbath-keeping, I was overcome with emotion at many points in the movie. And believe me, I?m no sports fan....

    Eric Liddell won the 1924 400 meter race at the Olympics. He is well known for this, but is better known for the one he did not run. It was a Sunday, he was a son of a missionary. He became a missionary to China, married had three daughters. This is the story of that life. The life ...

    Chariots of Fire was just the beginning of the story of Eric Liddell, the Olympian who refused to run on a Sunday. In The Final Race, Eric T. Eichinger captures the climax and conclusion of Liddell?s epic life. But he didn?t do it alone. He partnered with bestselling novelist Ev...

    I watched the movie "Chariots of Fire" as a child, but didn't remember much of it. Inspired by quotes and stories from the movie, I watched it as an adult. Loved the movie and was challenged by the man with such deep convictions. The Final Race shares some of the details that "Chari...

    An excellent and inspiring story of Eric Liddell who for his observance of the Sabbath, withdrew from the 1924 Olympics 100-meter event. He ran in the 400 meter race which he had little experience in and won a gold medal. He later became a missionary to China, where when World War II b...

    This is the biography of Eric Liddell, an Olympic champion who was famous for refusing to run on Sunday. The book chronicles Eric's life from his childhood to his work as a missionary in China after his Olympic career. I was familiar with his athletic achievements, but not what happene...

  • Rachel G
    May 24, 2018

    I can still remember the first time I watched the movie Chariots of Fire in the early 1980s. Belonging to a Reformed Presbyterian denomination steeped in Scottish heritage and sabbath-keeping, I was overcome with emotion at many points in the movie. And believe me, I?m no sports fan....

    Eric Liddell won the 1924 400 meter race at the Olympics. He is well known for this, but is better known for the one he did not run. It was a Sunday, he was a son of a missionary. He became a missionary to China, married had three daughters. This is the story of that life. The life ...

    Chariots of Fire was just the beginning of the story of Eric Liddell, the Olympian who refused to run on a Sunday. In The Final Race, Eric T. Eichinger captures the climax and conclusion of Liddell?s epic life. But he didn?t do it alone. He partnered with bestselling novelist Ev...

    I watched the movie "Chariots of Fire" as a child, but didn't remember much of it. Inspired by quotes and stories from the movie, I watched it as an adult. Loved the movie and was challenged by the man with such deep convictions. The Final Race shares some of the details that "Chari...

    An excellent and inspiring story of Eric Liddell who for his observance of the Sabbath, withdrew from the 1924 Olympics 100-meter event. He ran in the 400 meter race which he had little experience in and won a gold medal. He later became a missionary to China, where when World War II b...

    This is the biography of Eric Liddell, an Olympic champion who was famous for refusing to run on Sunday. The book chronicles Eric's life from his childhood to his work as a missionary in China after his Olympic career. I was familiar with his athletic achievements, but not what happene...

    A wonderful tribute to a man who always sought to run the race set before him with endurance and excellence. ...

    Excellent book on the life of Eric Liddell. So inspiring! This is one book I will pass around - I thoroughly enjoyed it. ...

    This author never disappoints and this book clearly did not at all...the era of this book is of great interest to me and it delivered. Simply put, this book was incredible. This one is a must-read. ...

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    In late June our family planned a nine-hour road trip to Gatlinburg, TN. We prepared for the long drive by packing the van with snacks, books, a couple kid-friendly DVDs, and a new audiobook. In the case of the latter, I selected The Final Race (Eric Eichinger with Eva Maria Everson) a...

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    Last night I finished reading ?The Final Race: The Incredible World War II Story of the Olympian Who Inspired Chariots of Fire? by Eric T. Eichinger. I knew who Eric Liddell was, of course, but I knew little of his life apart from the depiction in ?Chariots of Fire?. Eric Lidd...

  • Gwen
    Apr 18, 2018

    I can still remember the first time I watched the movie Chariots of Fire in the early 1980s. Belonging to a Reformed Presbyterian denomination steeped in Scottish heritage and sabbath-keeping, I was overcome with emotion at many points in the movie. And believe me, I?m no sports fan....

    Eric Liddell won the 1924 400 meter race at the Olympics. He is well known for this, but is better known for the one he did not run. It was a Sunday, he was a son of a missionary. He became a missionary to China, married had three daughters. This is the story of that life. The life ...

    Chariots of Fire was just the beginning of the story of Eric Liddell, the Olympian who refused to run on a Sunday. In The Final Race, Eric T. Eichinger captures the climax and conclusion of Liddell?s epic life. But he didn?t do it alone. He partnered with bestselling novelist Ev...

    I watched the movie "Chariots of Fire" as a child, but didn't remember much of it. Inspired by quotes and stories from the movie, I watched it as an adult. Loved the movie and was challenged by the man with such deep convictions. The Final Race shares some of the details that "Chari...

    An excellent and inspiring story of Eric Liddell who for his observance of the Sabbath, withdrew from the 1924 Olympics 100-meter event. He ran in the 400 meter race which he had little experience in and won a gold medal. He later became a missionary to China, where when World War II b...

    This is the biography of Eric Liddell, an Olympic champion who was famous for refusing to run on Sunday. The book chronicles Eric's life from his childhood to his work as a missionary in China after his Olympic career. I was familiar with his athletic achievements, but not what happene...

    A wonderful tribute to a man who always sought to run the race set before him with endurance and excellence. ...

    Excellent book on the life of Eric Liddell. So inspiring! This is one book I will pass around - I thoroughly enjoyed it. ...

    This author never disappoints and this book clearly did not at all...the era of this book is of great interest to me and it delivered. Simply put, this book was incredible. This one is a must-read. ...

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    In late June our family planned a nine-hour road trip to Gatlinburg, TN. We prepared for the long drive by packing the van with snacks, books, a couple kid-friendly DVDs, and a new audiobook. In the case of the latter, I selected The Final Race (Eric Eichinger with Eva Maria Everson) a...

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  • Christy Brunke
    Jul 18, 2018

    I can still remember the first time I watched the movie Chariots of Fire in the early 1980s. Belonging to a Reformed Presbyterian denomination steeped in Scottish heritage and sabbath-keeping, I was overcome with emotion at many points in the movie. And believe me, I?m no sports fan....

    Eric Liddell won the 1924 400 meter race at the Olympics. He is well known for this, but is better known for the one he did not run. It was a Sunday, he was a son of a missionary. He became a missionary to China, married had three daughters. This is the story of that life. The life ...

    Chariots of Fire was just the beginning of the story of Eric Liddell, the Olympian who refused to run on a Sunday. In The Final Race, Eric T. Eichinger captures the climax and conclusion of Liddell?s epic life. But he didn?t do it alone. He partnered with bestselling novelist Ev...

  • Dean and Jeanette Taylor
    Aug 04, 2018

    I can still remember the first time I watched the movie Chariots of Fire in the early 1980s. Belonging to a Reformed Presbyterian denomination steeped in Scottish heritage and sabbath-keeping, I was overcome with emotion at many points in the movie. And believe me, I?m no sports fan....

    Eric Liddell won the 1924 400 meter race at the Olympics. He is well known for this, but is better known for the one he did not run. It was a Sunday, he was a son of a missionary. He became a missionary to China, married had three daughters. This is the story of that life. The life ...

    Chariots of Fire was just the beginning of the story of Eric Liddell, the Olympian who refused to run on a Sunday. In The Final Race, Eric T. Eichinger captures the climax and conclusion of Liddell?s epic life. But he didn?t do it alone. He partnered with bestselling novelist Ev...

    I watched the movie "Chariots of Fire" as a child, but didn't remember much of it. Inspired by quotes and stories from the movie, I watched it as an adult. Loved the movie and was challenged by the man with such deep convictions. The Final Race shares some of the details that "Chari...

    An excellent and inspiring story of Eric Liddell who for his observance of the Sabbath, withdrew from the 1924 Olympics 100-meter event. He ran in the 400 meter race which he had little experience in and won a gold medal. He later became a missionary to China, where when World War II b...

    This is the biography of Eric Liddell, an Olympic champion who was famous for refusing to run on Sunday. The book chronicles Eric's life from his childhood to his work as a missionary in China after his Olympic career. I was familiar with his athletic achievements, but not what happene...

    A wonderful tribute to a man who always sought to run the race set before him with endurance and excellence. ...

    Excellent book on the life of Eric Liddell. So inspiring! This is one book I will pass around - I thoroughly enjoyed it. ...

    This author never disappoints and this book clearly did not at all...the era of this book is of great interest to me and it delivered. Simply put, this book was incredible. This one is a must-read. ...

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    In late June our family planned a nine-hour road trip to Gatlinburg, TN. We prepared for the long drive by packing the van with snacks, books, a couple kid-friendly DVDs, and a new audiobook. In the case of the latter, I selected The Final Race (Eric Eichinger with Eva Maria Everson) a...

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  • Debbie Lanier
    May 30, 2018

    I can still remember the first time I watched the movie Chariots of Fire in the early 1980s. Belonging to a Reformed Presbyterian denomination steeped in Scottish heritage and sabbath-keeping, I was overcome with emotion at many points in the movie. And believe me, I?m no sports fan....

    Eric Liddell won the 1924 400 meter race at the Olympics. He is well known for this, but is better known for the one he did not run. It was a Sunday, he was a son of a missionary. He became a missionary to China, married had three daughters. This is the story of that life. The life ...

    Chariots of Fire was just the beginning of the story of Eric Liddell, the Olympian who refused to run on a Sunday. In The Final Race, Eric T. Eichinger captures the climax and conclusion of Liddell?s epic life. But he didn?t do it alone. He partnered with bestselling novelist Ev...

    I watched the movie "Chariots of Fire" as a child, but didn't remember much of it. Inspired by quotes and stories from the movie, I watched it as an adult. Loved the movie and was challenged by the man with such deep convictions. The Final Race shares some of the details that "Chari...

    An excellent and inspiring story of Eric Liddell who for his observance of the Sabbath, withdrew from the 1924 Olympics 100-meter event. He ran in the 400 meter race which he had little experience in and won a gold medal. He later became a missionary to China, where when World War II b...

    This is the biography of Eric Liddell, an Olympic champion who was famous for refusing to run on Sunday. The book chronicles Eric's life from his childhood to his work as a missionary in China after his Olympic career. I was familiar with his athletic achievements, but not what happene...

    A wonderful tribute to a man who always sought to run the race set before him with endurance and excellence. ...

    Excellent book on the life of Eric Liddell. So inspiring! This is one book I will pass around - I thoroughly enjoyed it. ...

    This author never disappoints and this book clearly did not at all...the era of this book is of great interest to me and it delivered. Simply put, this book was incredible. This one is a must-read. ...

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    In late June our family planned a nine-hour road trip to Gatlinburg, TN. We prepared for the long drive by packing the van with snacks, books, a couple kid-friendly DVDs, and a new audiobook. In the case of the latter, I selected The Final Race (Eric Eichinger with Eva Maria Everson) a...

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    Last night I finished reading ?The Final Race: The Incredible World War II Story of the Olympian Who Inspired Chariots of Fire? by Eric T. Eichinger. I knew who Eric Liddell was, of course, but I knew little of his life apart from the depiction in ?Chariots of Fire?. Eric Lidd...

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  • Elaine
    Jun 04, 2018

    I can still remember the first time I watched the movie Chariots of Fire in the early 1980s. Belonging to a Reformed Presbyterian denomination steeped in Scottish heritage and sabbath-keeping, I was overcome with emotion at many points in the movie. And believe me, I?m no sports fan....

    Eric Liddell won the 1924 400 meter race at the Olympics. He is well known for this, but is better known for the one he did not run. It was a Sunday, he was a son of a missionary. He became a missionary to China, married had three daughters. This is the story of that life. The life ...

    Chariots of Fire was just the beginning of the story of Eric Liddell, the Olympian who refused to run on a Sunday. In The Final Race, Eric T. Eichinger captures the climax and conclusion of Liddell?s epic life. But he didn?t do it alone. He partnered with bestselling novelist Ev...

    I watched the movie "Chariots of Fire" as a child, but didn't remember much of it. Inspired by quotes and stories from the movie, I watched it as an adult. Loved the movie and was challenged by the man with such deep convictions. The Final Race shares some of the details that "Chari...

    An excellent and inspiring story of Eric Liddell who for his observance of the Sabbath, withdrew from the 1924 Olympics 100-meter event. He ran in the 400 meter race which he had little experience in and won a gold medal. He later became a missionary to China, where when World War II b...

    This is the biography of Eric Liddell, an Olympic champion who was famous for refusing to run on Sunday. The book chronicles Eric's life from his childhood to his work as a missionary in China after his Olympic career. I was familiar with his athletic achievements, but not what happene...

    A wonderful tribute to a man who always sought to run the race set before him with endurance and excellence. ...

    Excellent book on the life of Eric Liddell. So inspiring! This is one book I will pass around - I thoroughly enjoyed it. ...

    This author never disappoints and this book clearly did not at all...the era of this book is of great interest to me and it delivered. Simply put, this book was incredible. This one is a must-read. ...

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    In late June our family planned a nine-hour road trip to Gatlinburg, TN. We prepared for the long drive by packing the van with snacks, books, a couple kid-friendly DVDs, and a new audiobook. In the case of the latter, I selected The Final Race (Eric Eichinger with Eva Maria Everson) a...

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  • Josh
    May 29, 2018

    I can still remember the first time I watched the movie Chariots of Fire in the early 1980s. Belonging to a Reformed Presbyterian denomination steeped in Scottish heritage and sabbath-keeping, I was overcome with emotion at many points in the movie. And believe me, I?m no sports fan....

    Eric Liddell won the 1924 400 meter race at the Olympics. He is well known for this, but is better known for the one he did not run. It was a Sunday, he was a son of a missionary. He became a missionary to China, married had three daughters. This is the story of that life. The life ...

    Chariots of Fire was just the beginning of the story of Eric Liddell, the Olympian who refused to run on a Sunday. In The Final Race, Eric T. Eichinger captures the climax and conclusion of Liddell?s epic life. But he didn?t do it alone. He partnered with bestselling novelist Ev...

    I watched the movie "Chariots of Fire" as a child, but didn't remember much of it. Inspired by quotes and stories from the movie, I watched it as an adult. Loved the movie and was challenged by the man with such deep convictions. The Final Race shares some of the details that "Chari...

    An excellent and inspiring story of Eric Liddell who for his observance of the Sabbath, withdrew from the 1924 Olympics 100-meter event. He ran in the 400 meter race which he had little experience in and won a gold medal. He later became a missionary to China, where when World War II b...

    This is the biography of Eric Liddell, an Olympic champion who was famous for refusing to run on Sunday. The book chronicles Eric's life from his childhood to his work as a missionary in China after his Olympic career. I was familiar with his athletic achievements, but not what happene...

    A wonderful tribute to a man who always sought to run the race set before him with endurance and excellence. ...

    Excellent book on the life of Eric Liddell. So inspiring! This is one book I will pass around - I thoroughly enjoyed it. ...

    This author never disappoints and this book clearly did not at all...the era of this book is of great interest to me and it delivered. Simply put, this book was incredible. This one is a must-read. ...

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  • Miriam
    Jun 28, 2018

    I can still remember the first time I watched the movie Chariots of Fire in the early 1980s. Belonging to a Reformed Presbyterian denomination steeped in Scottish heritage and sabbath-keeping, I was overcome with emotion at many points in the movie. And believe me, I?m no sports fan....

    Eric Liddell won the 1924 400 meter race at the Olympics. He is well known for this, but is better known for the one he did not run. It was a Sunday, he was a son of a missionary. He became a missionary to China, married had three daughters. This is the story of that life. The life ...

    Chariots of Fire was just the beginning of the story of Eric Liddell, the Olympian who refused to run on a Sunday. In The Final Race, Eric T. Eichinger captures the climax and conclusion of Liddell?s epic life. But he didn?t do it alone. He partnered with bestselling novelist Ev...

    I watched the movie "Chariots of Fire" as a child, but didn't remember much of it. Inspired by quotes and stories from the movie, I watched it as an adult. Loved the movie and was challenged by the man with such deep convictions. The Final Race shares some of the details that "Chari...

    An excellent and inspiring story of Eric Liddell who for his observance of the Sabbath, withdrew from the 1924 Olympics 100-meter event. He ran in the 400 meter race which he had little experience in and won a gold medal. He later became a missionary to China, where when World War II b...

    This is the biography of Eric Liddell, an Olympic champion who was famous for refusing to run on Sunday. The book chronicles Eric's life from his childhood to his work as a missionary in China after his Olympic career. I was familiar with his athletic achievements, but not what happene...

    A wonderful tribute to a man who always sought to run the race set before him with endurance and excellence. ...

    Excellent book on the life of Eric Liddell. So inspiring! This is one book I will pass around - I thoroughly enjoyed it. ...

    This author never disappoints and this book clearly did not at all...the era of this book is of great interest to me and it delivered. Simply put, this book was incredible. This one is a must-read. ...

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  • Donna Jones
    Jun 19, 2018

    I can still remember the first time I watched the movie Chariots of Fire in the early 1980s. Belonging to a Reformed Presbyterian denomination steeped in Scottish heritage and sabbath-keeping, I was overcome with emotion at many points in the movie. And believe me, I?m no sports fan....

    Eric Liddell won the 1924 400 meter race at the Olympics. He is well known for this, but is better known for the one he did not run. It was a Sunday, he was a son of a missionary. He became a missionary to China, married had three daughters. This is the story of that life. The life ...

    Chariots of Fire was just the beginning of the story of Eric Liddell, the Olympian who refused to run on a Sunday. In The Final Race, Eric T. Eichinger captures the climax and conclusion of Liddell?s epic life. But he didn?t do it alone. He partnered with bestselling novelist Ev...

    I watched the movie "Chariots of Fire" as a child, but didn't remember much of it. Inspired by quotes and stories from the movie, I watched it as an adult. Loved the movie and was challenged by the man with such deep convictions. The Final Race shares some of the details that "Chari...

    An excellent and inspiring story of Eric Liddell who for his observance of the Sabbath, withdrew from the 1924 Olympics 100-meter event. He ran in the 400 meter race which he had little experience in and won a gold medal. He later became a missionary to China, where when World War II b...

    This is the biography of Eric Liddell, an Olympic champion who was famous for refusing to run on Sunday. The book chronicles Eric's life from his childhood to his work as a missionary in China after his Olympic career. I was familiar with his athletic achievements, but not what happene...

    A wonderful tribute to a man who always sought to run the race set before him with endurance and excellence. ...

    Excellent book on the life of Eric Liddell. So inspiring! This is one book I will pass around - I thoroughly enjoyed it. ...

    This author never disappoints and this book clearly did not at all...the era of this book is of great interest to me and it delivered. Simply put, this book was incredible. This one is a must-read. ...

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    In late June our family planned a nine-hour road trip to Gatlinburg, TN. We prepared for the long drive by packing the van with snacks, books, a couple kid-friendly DVDs, and a new audiobook. In the case of the latter, I selected The Final Race (Eric Eichinger with Eva Maria Everson) a...

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  • Mary Holloman
    Jun 28, 2018

    I can still remember the first time I watched the movie Chariots of Fire in the early 1980s. Belonging to a Reformed Presbyterian denomination steeped in Scottish heritage and sabbath-keeping, I was overcome with emotion at many points in the movie. And believe me, I?m no sports fan....

    Eric Liddell won the 1924 400 meter race at the Olympics. He is well known for this, but is better known for the one he did not run. It was a Sunday, he was a son of a missionary. He became a missionary to China, married had three daughters. This is the story of that life. The life ...

    Chariots of Fire was just the beginning of the story of Eric Liddell, the Olympian who refused to run on a Sunday. In The Final Race, Eric T. Eichinger captures the climax and conclusion of Liddell?s epic life. But he didn?t do it alone. He partnered with bestselling novelist Ev...

    I watched the movie "Chariots of Fire" as a child, but didn't remember much of it. Inspired by quotes and stories from the movie, I watched it as an adult. Loved the movie and was challenged by the man with such deep convictions. The Final Race shares some of the details that "Chari...

    An excellent and inspiring story of Eric Liddell who for his observance of the Sabbath, withdrew from the 1924 Olympics 100-meter event. He ran in the 400 meter race which he had little experience in and won a gold medal. He later became a missionary to China, where when World War II b...

    This is the biography of Eric Liddell, an Olympic champion who was famous for refusing to run on Sunday. The book chronicles Eric's life from his childhood to his work as a missionary in China after his Olympic career. I was familiar with his athletic achievements, but not what happene...

    A wonderful tribute to a man who always sought to run the race set before him with endurance and excellence. ...

    Excellent book on the life of Eric Liddell. So inspiring! This is one book I will pass around - I thoroughly enjoyed it. ...

    This author never disappoints and this book clearly did not at all...the era of this book is of great interest to me and it delivered. Simply put, this book was incredible. This one is a must-read. ...

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    In late June our family planned a nine-hour road trip to Gatlinburg, TN. We prepared for the long drive by packing the van with snacks, books, a couple kid-friendly DVDs, and a new audiobook. In the case of the latter, I selected The Final Race (Eric Eichinger with Eva Maria Everson) a...

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